Mr George Louis Daniel Cox


BMedSci (Hons), BMBS, MD(Res), MRCS (Ed), FRCS (T&O)

GMC number: 6077411


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Cox is an upper limb consultant surgeon who specialises in treating shoulder, elbow and hand conditions, using ‘keyhole’ and ‘open’ surgical techniques.

He graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2003 and completed his specialist orthopaedic training in Hampshire and Oxfordshire. He was awarded specialist upper limb fellowships at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital in Oxford and at the University Hospital Southampton. He was appointed as an upper limb consultant to the University Hospital Southampton in 2016.

He is the Trauma & Orthopaedic lead for undergraduate students at the University of Southampton and is passionate regarding the teaching of trauma care, which he has undertaken in the UK and Africa.

In his spare time, he enjoys running and spending time with his young family in the Hampshire countryside.

Mr Cox specialises in the following treatments at the Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital:

Special interests

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Shoulder tendinopathy and rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Tennis / Golfers elbow
  • Elbow arthritis
  • Nerve compression in the upper limb

Personal interests

Running and spending time with family

Treatments and tests offered by Mr George Louis Daniel Cox at Nuffield Health

  • Shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair)
  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Shoulder decompression - keyhole surgery
  • Chondroplasty
  • Dupuytren's fasciectomy
  • Tennis elbow release
  • Bone Graft
  • Arthroscopy
  • Cartilage resurfacing
  • Joint resurfacing
  • Hand surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Cartilage reconstruction
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr George Louis Daniel Cox works with

Related experience


Mr Cox has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers. He was awarded a Medical Doctorate for research from Leeds University regarding his work on mesenchymal stem cells. He is currently a reviewer for the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons and primary investigator for national research trials.

A selection of publications is shown below:

  • Book Chapters - Cox G, Rees JL. The Shoulder. In: Hochberg MC, Silman AJ, Smolen JS, Weinblatt ME, Weisman WH editors. Rheumatology, vol 7 – in press
  • Papers - Patient Satisfaction and Patient Reported Outcome Measure Data in Arthroscopic Release of Frozen Shoulder. Ray RK, Patel A, Cox G, Cole A. Orthopedics & Rheumatology. 2015. 1(1)
  • High abundance of CD271(+) multipotential stromal cells (MSCs) in intramedullary cavities of long bones. Cox G, Boxall SA, Giannoudis PV, Buckley CT, Roshdy T, Churchman SM, McGonagle D, Jones E. Bone. 2012. 50(2):510-7
  • The reamer-irrigator-aspirator (RIA): A harvester of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). Cox G, McGonagle D, Boxall S, Buckley CT, Jones E, Giannoudis PV. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011. 93(4):517-24
  • Bone-turnover markers in fracture healing. Cox G, Einhorn TA, Tzioupis C, Giannoudis PV. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010. 92(3):329-34.


  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society

Other posts held

  • Orthopaedic and Trauma Consultant Surgeon with specialist upper limb interest at The University Hospital of Southampton

Insurers Mr George Louis Daniel Cox works with

Mr George Louis Daniel Cox works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand


Mr George Louis Daniel Cox does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr George Louis Daniel Cox does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr George Louis Daniel Cox does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.